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Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive (novelisation)

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Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive
Leisure Hive novel
Based on: The Leisure Hive
Doctor: Fourth Doctor
Companion(s): Romana II, K9
Main enemy: Foamasi
Main setting:
Key crew
Publisher: Target Books, W.H. Allen
Writer: David Fisher
Read by: Lalla Ward
Cover by: Andrew Skilleter
Release details
Release number: 39 (given to later editions)
Release date: 22 July 1982
Format: Paperback Book; 9 Chapters, 127 Pages
ISBN 0-426-20147-7
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Doctor Who and the Leisure Hive was a novelisation based on the 1980 television serial The Leisure Hive.

Publisher's summary Edit

1982 edition Edit

The Leisure Hive on the planet Argolis is an entertainment centre for galactic travellers. At the heart of the Hive is the Tachyon Recreation Generator, a machine with a most extraordinary performance capability and vital to the continued existence of the Argolin after their devastating war with the reptilian Foamasi ...

While visiting the Hive, the Fourth Doctor and Romana are sucked into a whirlpool of treachery and deceit, and are eventually arrested on suspicion of murder ...

Chapter titles Edit

  1. Brighton
  2. Argolis
  3. Brock
  4. The Generator
  5. Intruders
  6. Hardin
  7. Mirror, Mirror, on the Wall
  8. The Foamasi
  9. Rebirth

Deviations from televised story Edit

to be added

Writing and publishing notes Edit

  • Cover page indicates this is a Star Book published by the paperback division of W.H. ALLEN & Co, Ltd

Additional cover images Edit

to be added

British publication history Edit

First publication:

  • Hardback
W.H. Allen & Co. Ltd. UK
  • Paperback

 Audiobook Edit

This Target Book was released complete and unabridged by BBC Audio and read by Lalla Ward.

The audio set of four CDs was released in July 2013 priced £13.99 (UK)

External links Edit

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